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Radix Ginseng


Radix Ginseng
Other Names



Sweet Bitter
Lung / LU Spleen / SP

Dosage and Toxicity

5 – 10 gm
0.5 – 1. 0 gm powdered
15 – 30 gm for Yuan Qi Collapse


Greatly Tonifies Yuan Qi (Qi depletion, Fading Pulse from severe loss of fluids, sweating, diarrhea, blood loss, chronic illness): Shen Fu Tang, Sheng Mai San
Tonifies the Spleen / SP: Si Jun Zi Tang, Sheng Ling Bai Zhu San, Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang
Tonifies the Lung / LU: Ren Shen Ge Jie San
Promotes the generation of body fluids and relieves thirst: Bai Hu Jia Ren Shen Tang
Calms the Shen and nourishes the Heart / HT : Gui Pi Tang, Tian Wan Bu Xin Dan

Tonifies Qi and enhances production of Blood: Ba Zhen Tang
Interior Deficiency with external wind: Ren Shen Bai Du San
Treats Impotence

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Preparation and Processing

Cautions and contraindications

Clinical Research and studies

Formulas that include this herb


Footnotes: Decoct separately at low temp to ensure maximum extraction of active ingredients.
Use at least 3 year old Ren Shen

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